Posts Tagged: Nuclear Energy
Nuclear security is at least as critical as nuclear safety.
It seems to be deja vu with Tepco and Fukushima -- like Bill Murray in "Groundhog Day."
Not only has Tepco failed to turn the corner on wrestling Fukushima into submission, no insurance company will reimburse it for the costs.
Fukushima has revealed a weak spot in nuclear reactors to terrorists.
Both American and Japanese officials typically leave the government for cushy jobs in the nuclear-energy industry.
Nuclear energy is just another U.S. industry that requires federal subsidies.
Tepco's reluctance to vent any radiation led to an explosion at Fukushima.
As radioactivity levels continue to spike in Fukushima, Obama's support for nuclear power is unwavering.
Officially, Fukushima is now in the same class of accident as Chernobyl.
In nuclear energy, as in economics and security issues, Japan has engaged in some seriously risky business.